Warsaw, Ind., area sports writer, Roger Grossman, touts the Champions of Character initiative at Grace College as he writes Wednesday’s Times-Union about speaking recently at the program. A portion of that column appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Grace College Focused On Building Champions of Character
Twice a year, I have the honor of talking to high school students at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center as part of the Champions of Character initiative Grace College is so deeply imbedded in.
The best and brightest athletes from the schools of the Northern Lakes Conference (each fall) and Three Rivers Conference (each spring) gather at Grace to learn about leadership and to grow. These students are boys and girls, generally underclassmen, who were chosen by their athletic departments, principals and others in authority as students who have a high ceiling when it comes to leadership potential.
Roughly 10 students from each school attend, so we are talking about 100 kids on the floor of the MOCC.
Grace AD Chad Briscoe welcomes the students, sets the tone for the day, then turns things over to me and other guest speakers to follow.
My task is to talk to the students about social media — all that is good about it and all that is bad, and how close good and bad really are.
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